The monthly inflation rate in Argentina declined to 3.7 percent in December 2019 from 4.3 percent in the previous month and compared to market expectations of 4.2 percent. Prices eased for food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.1 percent from 5.3 percent in November); recreation & culture (2.4 percent from 3.4 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (3.6 percent from 4.9 percent); clothing & footwear (2.4 percent from 4.4 percent). In contrast, cost advanced further for transport (5.0 percent from 4.6 percent); housing & utilities (2.1 percent from 1.5 percent), and furnishings & household equipment (5.4 percent from 0.6 percent). Meanwhile, inflation for restaurants & hotels stood unchanged at 3.3 percent. In the Great Buenos Aires region, prices rose 3.8 percent, slowing from a 4.1 percent gain in November. On an annual basis, the inflation rate in Argentina was at 53.8 percent, its highest in 28 years.

Inflation Rate Mom in Argentina averaged 2.46 percent from 2014 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 6.50 percent in April of 2016 and a record low of 0.20 percent in August of 2016. This page provides the latest reported value for - Argentina Inflation Rate MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INDEC)

Inflation Rate Mom in Argentina is expected to be 4.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate Mom in Argentina to stand at 2.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Argentina Inflation Rate MoM is projected to trend around 2.30 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Argentina Inflation Rate MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.70 4.30 6.50 0.20 2014 - 2019 percent Monthly
NSA, 2016=100

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-10-16 07:00 PM Sep 5.9% 4% 5.7%
2019-11-14 07:00 PM Oct 3.3% 5.9% 4.1% 4.3%
2019-12-12 07:00 PM Nov 4.3% 3.3% 4.1%
2020-01-15 07:00 PM Dec 3.7% 4.3% 4.2% 4.3%
2020-02-13 07:00 PM Jan 3.7% 4.3%


News Stream
2019-12-12
Argentina November Inflation Climbs to 4.3% MoM
The monthly inflation rate in Argentina climbed to 4.3 percent in November 2019 from 3.3 percent in the previous month. Prices increased further for food & non-alcoholic beverages (5.3 percent from 2.5 percent in October); transport (4.6 percent from 3.5 percent); recreation & culture (3.4 percent from 2.0 percent); restaurants & hotels (3.3 percent from 2.5 percent), and miscellaneous goods & services (4.9 percent from 3.8 percent). In contrast, cost slowed for housing & utilities (1.5 percent from 1.9 percent); clothing & footwear (4.4 percent from 4.7 percent), and furnishings & household equipment (0.6 percent from 8.1 percent). In the Great Buenos Aires region, prices rose 4.1 percent (vs 3.2 percent in October). On an annual basis, the inflation rate in Argentina rose to 52.1 percent from 50.5 percent in the prior month.

2019-11-14
Argentina Inflation Rate Slows to 3.3% MoM, 50.5% YoY
The monthly inflation rate in Argentina declined to 3.3 percent in October 2019 from 5.9 percent in the previous month, well below market expectations of 4.1 percent. Prices slowed for food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.5 percent from 5.7 percent in September); transport (3.5 percent from 4.7 percent); housing & utilities (1.9 percent from 2 percent); clothing & footwear (4.7 percent from 9.5 percent); recreation & culture (2 percent from 7.6 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (3.8 percent from 8.2 percent); and restaurants & hotels (2.5 percent from 5.2 percent). In contrast, cost advanced further for furnishings & household equipment (8.1 percent from 7.4 percent). In the Great Buenos Aires region, prices rose 3.2 percent (vs 5.8 percent in September). On an annual basis, the inflation rate in Argentina fell to 50.5 percent from 53.5 percent in the prior month.

2019-10-16
Argentina September Inflation Rate Rises to 1-Year High
The monthly inflation rate in Argentina jumped to 5.9 percent in September 2019 from 4.0 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate in a year, amid currency depreciation due to macroeconomic instability. Prices advanced further for food & non-alcoholic beverages (5.7 percent vs 4.5 percent in August); transport (4.7 percent vs 4.0 percent); clothing & footwear (9.5 percent vs 3.1 percent); recreation & culture (7.6 percent vs 4.2 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (8.2 percent vs 4.4 percent); restaurants & hotels (5.2 percent vs 3.6 percent), and furnishings & household equipment (7.4 percent vs 6.1 percent). In contrast, cost slowed for housing & utilities (2.0 percent vs 2.1 percent). In the Great Buenos Aires region, prices climbed 5.8 percent. On an annual basis, prices in Argentina increased by 53.5 percent.

2019-09-12
Argentina Inflation Spikes After Election Outcome
The monthly inflation rate in Argentina jumped to 4.0 percent in August 2019 from 2.2 percent in the previous month. It was a 5-month high, as currency depreciation amid increasing macroeconomic instability nudged prices higher for: food & non-alcoholic beverages (4.5 percent vs 2.3 percent in July); transport (4.0 percent vs 1.1 percent); clothing & footwear (3.1 percent vs 0.3 percent); recreation & culture (4.2 percent vs 3.9 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (4.4 percent vs 2.7 percent); restaurants & hotels (3.6 percent vs 3.0 percent), and furnishings & household equipment (6.1 percent vs 2.5 percent). In contrast, inflation edged down for housing & utilities (2.1 percent vs 2.2 percent). In the Great Buenos Aires region, prices climbed 3.9 percent. On an annual basis, prices in Argentina increased by 54.5 percent.

2019-08-15
Argentina Monthly Inflation Slows to Over 1-Year Low
The monthly inflation rate in Argentina fell to 2.2 percent in July 2019 from 2.7 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation since May 2018 as prices rose at a slower pace for food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.3 percent vs 2.6 percent); housing & utilities (2.2 percent vs 2.7 percent); transport (1.1 percent vs 1.6 percent); clothing & footwear (0.3 percent vs 1.9 percent); and furnishings & household equipment (2.5 percent vs 3.4 percent). Meanwhile, inflation accelerated for recreation & culture (3.9 percent vs 3.7 percent); restaurants & hotels (3 percent vs 2.5 percent); and miscellaneous goods & services (2.7 percent vs 2.1 percent).

2019-07-16
Argentina Monthly Inflation Rate at 6-Month Low
The monthly inflation rate in Argentina fell to 2.7 percent in June 2019 from 3.1 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation in six months, mostly due to slowdown in housing & utilities (2.7 percent vs 4.0 percent in May); transport (1.6 percent vs 3.5 percent); clothing & footwear (1.9 percent vs 3.4 percent); and health (3.6 percent vs 5.1 percent). On the other hand, cost of food & beverage increased 2.6 percent, faster than a 2.4 percent in May, boosted by double-digit inflation for yogurt and powdered milk. Also, liquor & tobacco inflation jumped to 2.7 percent from 2.2 percent. Prices in the Great Buenos Aires area eased to 2.6 percent from 3.0 percent in the prior month. On an annual basis, consumer prices advanced 55.8 percent, slowing from a 57.3 percent gain in May.


Argentina Inflation Rate MoM
Inflation Rate MoM measures month over month change in the price of goods and services.

Argentina Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 52.90 51.40 20262.80 -7.00 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 3.70 4.30 6.50 0.20 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 283.44 273.22 283.44 100.00 points [+]
GDP Deflator 3258.60 2873.80 3258.60 95.40 points [+]
Producer Prices 423.70 402.82 949.61 0.00 points [+]
Export Prices 149.20 151.70 195.60 69.80 points [+]
Import Prices 114.70 116.90 148.90 88.30 points [+]
Producer Prices Change 46.50 45.30 124.90 -7.15 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 280.31 270.36 280.31 100.00 points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 56.70 55.20 58.80 21.12 percent [+]
Food Inflation 56.80 54.60 66.20 19.94 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 316.03 309.45 316.03 100.00 points [+]
Cpi Transportation 301.20 286.93 301.20 100.00 points [+]
Inflation Expectations 35.00 38.00 40.00 20.00 Percent [+]